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Chernobyl Aftermath #315412

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 23, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(DC: Susan Spencer) Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster's contd. med., soc. &econ. impact examined; photos shown courtesy Robert Gale. [GALE - cites necessity of keeping residents away from contaminated area; discusses findings of medical treatment for radiation victims.] [Harvard spokesperson Richard WILSON - notes continued question about risks from exposure to low doses of radiation.] Worldwide estimate of cancer rate attributed to Chernobyl mentioned. [Dr. Henry WAGNER - explains inability to determine actual fig.] [Soviet health ministry spokesperson Dr. Leonid ILYIN - (thru translator) cites monitoring program.]

Schieffer, Bob;
Spencer, Susan

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